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The War That Ended Peace
The War That Ended Peace
Written by Margaret MacMillan
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ISBN: 9780812980660
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The War That Ended Peace
The Road to 1914
Written by Margaret MacMillan


Format: Trade Paperback, 784 pages
On Sale: July 29, 2014
Price: $20.00

NAMED ONE OF THE BEST BOOKS OF THE YEAR BY
The New York Times Book Review • The Economist • The Christian Science Monitor • Bloomberg Businessweek • The Globe and Mail

From the bestselling and award-winning author of Paris 1919 comes a masterpiece of narrative nonfiction, a fascinating portrait of Europe...

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Why Nations Fail
Why Nations Fail
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson
Format: eBook
ISBN: 9780307719232
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Why Nations Fail
The Origins of Power, Prosperity, and Poverty
Written by Daron Acemoglu and James Robinson


Format: eBook, 544 pages
On Sale: March 20, 2012
Price: $12.99

Brilliant and engagingly written, Why Nations Fail answers the question that has stumped the experts for centuries: Why are some nations rich and others poor, divided by wealth and poverty, health and sickness, food and famine?

Is it culture, the weather, geography? Perhaps ignorance of what the right policies are?

Simply... Read more >
The Next 100 Years
The Next 100 Years
Written by George Friedman
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ISBN: 9780767923057
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The Next 100 Years
A Forecast for the 21st Century
Written by George Friedman


Format: Trade Paperback, 288 pages
On Sale: January 26, 2010
Price: $16.95

A fascinating, eye-opening and often shocking look at what lies ahead for the U.S. and the world from one of our most incisive futurists.
 
In his thought-provoking new book, George Friedman, founder of STRATFOR—the preeminent private intelligence and forecasting firm—focuses on what he knows best, the future. Positing that civilization is at... Read more >
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Seven Bad Ideas
Seven Bad Ideas
Written by Jeff Madrick
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ISBN: 9780307961198
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Seven Bad Ideas
How Mainstream Economists Have Damaged America and the World
Written by Jeff Madrick


Format: eBook, 272 pages
On Sale: September 30, 2014
Price: $13.99

A bold indictment of some of our most accepted mainstream economic theories—why they’re wrong, and how they’ve been harming America and the world.

Budget deficits are bad. A strong dollar is good. Controlling inflation is paramount. Pay reflects greater worker skills. A deregulated free market is fair and effective. Theories like... Read more >
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In the President's Secret Service
In the President's Secret Service
Written by Ronald Kessler
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ISBN: 9780307461360
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In the President's Secret Service
Behind the Scenes with Agents in the Line of Fire and the Presidents They Protect
Written by Ronald Kessler


Format: Trade Paperback, 304 pages
On Sale: August 3, 2010
Price: $15.00

Never before has a journalist penetrated the wall of secrecy that surrounds the U.S. Secret Service. After conducting exclusive interviews with more than one hundred current and former Secret Service agents, bestselling author and award-winning reporter Ronald Kessler reveals their secrets for the first time.

•    George W. Bush’s daughters would... Read more >
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Half the Sky
Half the Sky
Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn
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ISBN: 9780307273154
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Half the Sky

Written by Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn


Format: eBook, 320 pages
On Sale: September 8, 2009
Price: $11.99

#1 National Bestseller

From two of our most fiercely moral voices, a passionate call to arms against our era’s most pervasive human rights violation: the oppression of women and girls in the developing world.

With Pulitzer Prize winners Nicholas D. Kristof and Sheryl WuDunn as our guides, we undertake an odyssey through Africa... Read more >
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The Good Spy
The Good Spy
Written by Kai Bird
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9780307889751
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The Good Spy
The Life and Death of Robert Ames
Written by Kai Bird


Format: Hardcover, 448 pages
On Sale: May 20, 2014
Price: $26.00

The Good Spy is Pulitzer Prize-winning biographer Kai Bird’s compelling portrait of the remarkable life and death of one of the most important operatives in CIA history – a man who, had he lived, might have helped heal the rift between Arabs and the West.
 
On April 18, 1983, a bomb exploded... Read more >
Embers of War
Embers of War
Written by Fredrik Logevall
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ISBN: 9780375756474
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Embers of War
The Fall of an Empire and the Making of America's Vietnam
Written by Fredrik Logevall


Format: Trade Paperback, 864 pages
On Sale: January 14, 2014
Price: $20.00

WINNER OF THE PULITZER PRIZE
 
Written with the style of a great novelist and the intrigue of a Cold War thriller, Embers of War is a landmark work that will forever change your understanding of how and why America went to war in Vietnam. Tapping newly accessible diplomatic archives in... Read more >
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The Righteous Mind
The Righteous Mind
Written by Jonathan Haidt
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ISBN: 9780307907035
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The Righteous Mind
Why Good People Are Divided by Politics and Religion
Written by Jonathan Haidt


Format: eBook, 384 pages
On Sale: March 13, 2012
Price: $11.99

Why can’t our political leaders work together as threats loom and problems mount? Why do people so readily assume the worst about the motives of their fellow citizens? In The Righteous Mind, social psychologist Jonathan Haidt explores the origins of our divisions and points the way forward to mutual understanding.
 
His...

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The American Vice Presidency
The American Vice Presidency
Written by Jules Witcover
Format: Hardcover
ISBN: 9781588344717
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The American Vice Presidency
From Irrelevance to Power
Written by Jules Witcover


Format: Hardcover, 592 pages
On Sale: October 7, 2014
Price: $34.95

The American Vice Presidency is an all-inclusive examination of the vice presidency throughout American history. Acclaimed political journalist and author Jules Witcover chronicles each of the 47 vice presidents, including their personal biographies and their achievements--or lack thereof--during their vice presidential tenures. He explores how the roles and responsibilities were first...

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